Terms Beginning with "N"
NEC: National Electrical Code (U.S.)
negative pressure: Condition that exists when less air is supplied to a space than is exhausted from the space, so the air pressure within that space is less than that in surrounding areas.
NFPA: National Fire Protection Association
NIOSH: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
non-combustible: a substance that will not burn when subjected to fire.
normal operating controls: devices, such as thermostats, that would be operated by ordinary occupants which require no specialized skill or knowledge.
NTIS: National Technical Information Service.